Department of Surgery faculty members, both physicians and scientists, are world-renown in their subspecialties. Faculty members are passionate in their clinical care and research practices, as well as being mentors for medical students and trainees. The department also invests significant funds to provide protected time and lab space for junior faculty to perform research.
A board certified surgeon, Dr. Sheikh is a member of several associations including the American College of Surgeons, Americas Hepatopancreatobiliary Association, Society of Surgical Oncology and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.
Dr. Sheikh’s clinical expertise includes treating benign and malignant diseases of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, duodenum, pancreas and spleen with a focus in minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) approach.
A Potential Role for Robotic Cholecystectomy in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease: Analysis of the NSQIP Database Am Surg. 2020 Apr 01; 86(4):341-345. . View in PubMed
T2 Gallbladder Cancer-Aggressive Therapy Is Warranted Am Surg. 2016 Jun; 82(6):518-21. . View in PubMed
Duodenal Neuroendocrine Tumors: Location Matters! Am Surg 2016 May; 82(5):386-9. . View in PubMed
Attributes of Candidates Passing the ABS Certifying Examination on the First Attempt-Program Directors? Perspective. J Surg Educ. 2016 Mar-Apr; 73(2):238-44.. View in PubMed
Perception of training in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery among general surgery residents in the Americas HPB (Oxford). 2016 12; 18(12):1039-1045. . View in PubMed
Outcomes after liver transplantation in patients achieving a model for end-stage liver disease score of 40 or higher Transplantation. 2013 Feb 15; 95(3):507-12. . View in PubMed
Novel knot tying technique for robot-assisted surgery Can J Urol. 2012 Aug; 19(4):6401-3. . View in PubMed